Babar goes past Inzamam by scoring most centuries as Pakistan captain

KARACHI: Pakistan’s all-format captain Babar added one more jewel to his crown as he surpassed legendary batter Inzamam ul Haq for scoring the most number of centuries as the national team captain.

The skipper achieved the feat during the second T20I against England on Thursday, when he blasted a phenomenal ton to guide the Green Shirts to a clinical 10-wicket win.

The astounding century marked the skipper’s 10th century across all formats while captaining the national side. He broke the previous record of nine centuries made by Inzamam.

Babar registered the achievement in his 84th inning while Inzamam scored nine centuries in 131 innings, he played as Pakistan captain.


Furthermore, Babar became the only Pakistani batter to score two centuries in T20Is. Overall, he has scored 26 international centuries across formats.

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